CAUTION- Do this BEFORE upgrading  iOS or before getting a new iPhone
September 12, 2016 – 9:37 pm | No Comment

(Note, this article was originally published September 17, 2013 when the iPhone 5 was released.  It has been updated for newest iOS 10–steps haven’t changed since iOS7)
Whether you are buying an iPhone 7 or 7+ or upgrading to …

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LG’s LE5500 – Picture Wizard Video Calibration – Great Picture Quality Made Easy
November 3, 2010 – 5:24 pm | No Comment
LG’s LE5500 – Picture Wizard Video Calibration – Great Picture Quality Made Easy

Let’s face it, most people will not go through a lot of effort to make sure their TV has the best picture quality.  Just the term “video calibration” will send most people running. But LG’s …

Target to Offer High-End TVs, Installation
June 15, 2010 – 3:59 pm | One Comment
Target to Offer High-End TVs, Installation

Target to Offer More Brands, LED and IPTVs on a Do-It-Yourself Buying Wall
See ya! I’m going to Target to pick up some towels, potting soil, socks and—oh, yeah—a 55-inch LED TV.
If you are looking for …

Black Friday Pictures in Southern California
November 28, 2009 – 3:50 pm | No Comment
Black Friday Pictures in Southern California

About to be traveling, but wanted to link to the report of  black friday pictures…Come back Monday for the report.
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Black Friday Store Procedures – When to line up?
November 25, 2009 – 6:29 pm | No Comment

What Black Friday procedures can you expect at different stores?  In the past, mayhem has occurred when the doors opened early Black Friday mornings.  People were trampled, others robbed and shot.  Not a picture that …

How to Be Sure your Black Friday Deal is REALLY a Good Deal
November 19, 2009 – 10:36 pm | No Comment
How to Be Sure your Black Friday Deal is REALLY a Good Deal

So you’ve looked through the ads and you are excited about the price on a new gadget, toy, computer, TV….But how good is the price really?  Is it worth braving the wee hours and crowds …

Black Friday Preparation – Ads are your Treasure Map
November 18, 2009 – 4:40 pm | No Comment
Black Friday Preparation – Ads are your Treasure Map

No doubt, Black Friday can be a grueling experience. Deciding the store where you want to visit first, being bombarded by piles of boxes with sale tags, wondering if you are getting the best deal, …

Confessions of a Black Friday Junkie
November 17, 2009 – 8:54 pm | One Comment
Confessions of a Black Friday Junkie

I am a black friday junkie.  My best friend says that’s an understatement. Let’s just say I’ve seen the front of many electronics/office supply/clothing and toy stores at 4am.  The idea of dragging yourself out …

Shopping for TVs – Step 2 Get Advice
May 14, 2009 – 11:20 pm | No Comment

The second step in shopping for a TV is finding out what features are available on today’s TVs.  Researching TVs can be time consuming and tedious for most folk.  Here’s…
Where to do your Shopping for …

Shopping for a Home Theater & More – Step One: Evaluation
May 1, 2009 – 7:51 pm | No Comment
Shopping for a Home Theater & More – Step One: Evaluation

 I’ve written much to give advice about shopping for home theater–buying TVs and components and more.  It is unfortunate (but fun for me) that I am in the position to buy a bunch of electronics. …

A Sad Day for Plasma TVs – “Seeing and Hearing like you never will” -Pioneer Kuro R.I.P.
February 21, 2009 – 5:52 am | No Comment
A Sad Day for Plasma TVs – “Seeing and Hearing like you never will” -Pioneer Kuro R.I.P.

[/caption]. It’s official. Pioneer has killed their plasma division. I got confirmation from my PR connection at Pioneer. Here’s the official lowdown The company that makes the best consumer flat screens, the reference by which …